News Flash

Posted on: June 21, 2019

Public Assistance Needed to Identify Suspect in Attempted Abduction

Please read the following news release about an incident that occurred today in Coon Rapids.

News Release 6-21-19

Suspect Description

Map Location of Incident


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Posted on: June 11, 2019

Squad Car Storytime

Squad Car Storytime logo with sketch of a police car

This ever-popular event is back again this summer!

Storytime with a Coon Rapids Police Officer is fun and it’s your chance to see a police car and ask questions. Geared toward children ages 2-5. Siblings welcome. No pre-registration required. Squad Car Sto...

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Posted on: January 1, 2019

New Animal Impound Facility

As of January 1, any stray animals picked up by our Community Service Officers will be taken to the Animal Humane Society, located at 1411 Main Street NW, Coon Rapids. Owners have five days to claim stray animals and are responsible for fees and costs rel...

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Posted on: December 28, 2018

23 Graduate from Police Citizens Academy


Congratulations to 23 members of the Police Citizens Academy, who graduated from the class in November. Members spent eight weeks learning about different aspects of the police department. From learning about firearms and defensive tactics, to understandi...


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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Coon Rapids Police Launch New Community Watch Team

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Coon Rapids Police are looking for extra eyes to help keep the city safe through a new Community Watch Team. The voluntary program is a modern alternative to traditional neighborhood watch groups. Rather than watch your neighbor, the new program focuses o...


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Posted on: September 11, 2018

2017 Crime Rates for Coon Rapids

According to
data from the 2017 Uniform Crime Report, crime statistics in the city went up slightlyin a few areas as compared to 2016, but rates are still lower overall than
historical averages. The number of thefts went down in 2017, but the amount o...


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